Technology out of control? Drones, Killer Robots and the Arms Trade
Date(s) - 09/06/2014
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
This event is the first of the monthly Breaking the Frame series of events on the politics of technology.Remote controlled drones have already caused many civilian casualties in the ‘war on terror’, and people in the target zones and in Britain are campaigning against their use. But the military is moving towards letting battlefield ‘killer robots’ take their own decisions without human input. Should we allow computers to decide who lives and who dies, and who is legally responsible for their actions? This first meeting in our ‘Breaking the Frame’ series on the politics of technology will address some of the ethical and ‘existential’ issues raised by the march of technocracy. There will be plenty of time for informal discussion.
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